Recipes

So you’ve signed up to our share scheme and you are getting some weird and wonderful veg you’ve no idea how to prepare! You need some help on how to cook them and some ideas on delicious recipes.  Please find below recipes kindly supplied by our members. Please submit your recipe ideas to info@farnhamfood.com.

Rocket recipes – Saturday April 9th

Try these one to use the Rocket mix & garlic in today’s share

  • Cheesy rocket scones (really easy!)
  • Rocket & walnut pesto (and vegan version)
  • Potato, garlic & rocket soup

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Savoy cabbage recipe links

Try one of these recipes using the fantastic savoy cabbages in this week’s share! Continue reading

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Jerusalem Artichoke recipes

jerusalem artichokes

Looking for some inspiration for the Jerusalem Artichokes that were in your share this week?

Here’s few ideas, kindly compiled by Alison:

Jerusalem Artichoke, Celeriac and apple soup (vegan)
The flexitarian.co.uk/ recipe items

Jerusalem Artichoke and Kale Gratin (Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall)
Theguardian.com/ lifestyle – 3rd January 2014

Jerusalem Artichoke, radicchio and pear salad ( Thomasina Miers)
Theguardian.com/ lifestyle – 20 November 2015

Jerusalem Artichoke, lentil and wild mushroom warm salad
telegraph.co.uk/ recipes – 17th January 2011

Jerusalem Artichoke Gnocchi (vegan & gluten-free)
Fannythefoodie.com

Jerusalem Artichoke and Banana Cake
Veggie desserts.co.uk

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Blackcurrant cake recipes

If you need a bit of inspiration for using the blackcurrants and have made all the jam, sorbet, coulis & syrup you need the following recipes for blackcurrant drizzle cake,  blackcurrant tea bread and blackcurrant & almond cake (gluten free) are worth a try  — the drizzle cake seemed to go down well with the team harvesting this morning! Continue reading

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Swede Recipes

I always find swede one of the hardest vegetables to cook with other than the usual mash & soup!  I have tried a dozen or so different recipes and would recommend the following:

  • Swede and Quinoa (or buckwheat) salad
  • Indian spiced swede (curry)
  • Roasted swede and feta cheese salad with balsamic

I have also tried spicy swede chips. For best results peel swede and cut into 1 cm thick long chips. Put swede chips into a sieve and run cold water over them then pat dry with kitchen paper. Lay them on baking tray and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over a little olive oil and then shake over either smoked paprika or mix of garam masala and chilli powder . Bake in a 200C oven for 20-25 minutes. Continue reading

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The butternut squash glut – mexican casserole, cake & smoothie !

With the large quantity of squash in the share in recent weeks , I thought a couple of slightly different recipes from the usual soup/curry/risottos might not go amiss! If you are looking for inspiration, the Guardian did a piece on their 10 best squash recipes in September 2013- — I can recommend the masala dosa but haven’t been brave enough to try the ice cream.  (www.theguardian.com/lifestyle/10bestrecipes)

Below are recipes for a Roasted butternut squash enchilada casserole,  a gluten free Butternut coconut & ginger cake and if you still have some squash left over a butternut squash breakfast smoothie ! Continue reading

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Celeriac Recipes – using the six in this weeks share!

The recipes that were in the yurt are posted below …. this week my celeriac turned into delicious crisps (thinly slice, toss in oil, salt and paprika and bake at 170C for 20-25 minutes)  – apparently better for you than regular crisps .. well that is my excuse! Continue reading

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More recipes for mooli

Mooli are back in the share this week so Susie & Gavin thought it would be helpful to add some more recipes to the website using this slightly peppery member of the radish family. It is as good raw as cooked so listed below are recipes for a carrot & sesame salad, a pumpkin curry and a savoury patty (a bit like a chinese rosti!). If you search on FLF web page there is also a recipe for a Burmese potato curry using mooli. Continue reading

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Gratin of pumpkin and borlotti

As we were fortunate enough to get more borlotti beans in this weeks share a recipe that combines the best of what is available at the moment. You can add cubes of pancetta or streaky bacon but the original vegetarian version works really well as a meal in itself and goes really well with FLF spicy winter salad! Sarah K’s recipes for borlotti from last year are also on the website .. I can recommend the soup. Continue reading

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Green tomato soup & curry .. if chutney isn’t your thing!

A couple of recipes as an alternative to the ubiquitous chutney to make most of the green tomatoes in this week’s share. Joanna W recommended the Nigel slater green chutney recipe to me and so I have given that a try as well ! Continue reading

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